The

Temple Gallery

Established 1959

 
 

BZ12. Mother of God from a Deesis Group
Russian, 19th century
Tempera on gesso on wood
Panel: 35.5 x 30.5 x 2.5 cmClick here to convert metric size to imperial
Condition: good
Inscription: “Heavenly King, Lord Jesus Christ, my Son and my God. Receive . . .”
Provenance: German art market
£1,250 [Sold]Click here to convert price to USD or EUR

Detail. The Virgin’s pensive gaze is directed toward her son.


This icon once formed part of a Deesis group (fig. 1). The location of the other two icons is unknown.

Fig.1. Deesis, Russian 19th century


Detail: Back of Panel